Gradients of Connectivity in the Cerebral Cortex

Fenna M. Krienen, Chet C. Sherwood

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The human neocortex is organized with distributed networks that connect distant regions together, but what determines their spatial layout? A recent study sheds light on the topological placement of regions along the cortical surface in relation to gradients of connectivity in both humans and macaques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience


  • CoCoMac
  • Human Connectome Project
  • association cortex
  • connectivity
  • cortical networks
  • default network


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